Intense garnet red color with orange reflections. Ethereal, persistent, intense “goudron” perfume. Dry, harmonius, velvety, full-bodied, austere and generous taste.
With the cellar founded in 1761, Giacomo Borgogno e Figli is among the oldest names associated with wine in the Langhe region. The legendary Borgogno Barolos are classics in the history of Italian wine, and the estate has an extensive library collection. This library has been meticulously safeguarded over the decades, even through the mid-20th century’s geo-political upheavals, precisely to allow the select Barolos to age 10 years or more in the cellar. Giacomo Borgogno e Figli remains committed to this practice and to providing wine drinkers the opportunity to enjoy well-aged Barolo.Though Cesare Borgogno changed the name of the estate in 1967 to Giacomo Borgogno e Figli, he continued to vinify wines from the family’s land holdings following their centuries-old traditions.The Borgogno family cared for the estate for 247 years until 2008 when they sold it to the Farinetti family, who promised to preserve and continue their legacy. Today, Giacomo Borgogno e Figli is run by budding oenologist Andrea Farinetti, flanked by Beppe Caviola. They are deeply committed to celebrating and improving this historic winery’s centuries-long record of crafting critically acclaimed Barolo.
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210 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
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